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Seniors and Pet Separation When Going to an Assisted Living Facility

March 14, 2019 in: Skilled Nursing Santa Fe, Santa Fe Assisted Living,

Arranging Pet Care Before Transitioning to an Assisted Living Community

When you are a senior citizen with a beloved pet, you may wonder can I bring my dog to a nursing home. The answer to this question will depend on several factors, including the rules that the assisted living home has for its residents. Today, more assisted living facilities are permitting pets such as caged birds, fish in aquariums, cats and dogs. However, you shouldn't assume that you can bring your pet to the assisted living home. Some nursing homes have rules about the types of pets that can live with residents, including excluding certain breeds or refusing pets that aren't trained properly.

What to do When an Elderly Parent Refuses Assisted Living

March 11, 2019 in: Santa Fe Assisted Living,

The last time you visited your elderly mom, you noticed that her outfit was stained and dishes were piled in the sink. Then, your 84-year-old great uncle who is in poor health called you last week, chuckling about how another driver “flipped him the bird” while he was driving to the barber shop. On top of everything, your grandmother gets so crabby when you mention assisted living to her—despite the fact that you know she subsists on coffee, donuts and canned soup.

When is the Best Time to Move to an Assisted Living Facility

March 04, 2019 in: Santa Fe Assisted Living,

As an adult child of an elderly parent who is having some struggles with daily life in and around the home, you may be wondering if it is time to move your senior loved one to an assisted living facility.

Of course, this situation can make you feel conflicted too—while there may be signs that your 85-year-old mom is having definite issues, she may also have days where she is functioning really well.

5 Ways to Pay for Assisted Living Costs in Santa Fe NM

February 24, 2019 in: Santa Fe Assisted Living,

Assisted living can be expensive and costs can vary depending on the services required. But the good news is there are smarter ways to pay for assisted living in Santa Fe, NM that will prove to be more convenient for interested members; some of the best ones are discussed here.

Can Assisted Living Be Beneficial for Your Elderly Parents?

February 10, 2019 in: Santa Fe Assisted Living,

Your parents want in their old age is love, affection, attention, and a purpose to live. But too often, adult children move away from their parent’s home. This simple factor is often why aging parents need assisted living so that they can carry on with their lives without relying on their kids for help with daily tasks.  

Take a look at some of the reasons your elderly parent should consider moving to an assisted living facility.

Differences Between Assisted Living and Nursing Home

January 07, 2019 in: Senior Housing, Santa Fe Assisted Living,

Are you searching for a facility that will provide your loved one with the best care possible? The two options most people go for are assisted living facilities or nursing homes. Before choosing either one of these options, you need to assess the condition of your loved one.

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